How to Use Python Shutil Make_Archive to Zip Up a Directory Recursively including The Root Folder
The documentation for Python's shutil.make_archive is very confusing. Considering that the arguments to this function only need to be source and destination, makes it even more frustrating to try and reason about.
Here are the relevant docs from the p...
Recursively Zip Up a Directory while Excluding Certain Files Based on File Extension Type
In the example below, I'm going to zip up a directory that includes images in both PNG and PSD file formats. However, I want to exclude the PSDs because they are huge!
zip -r my-compressed-dir-without-psd.zip directory-to-zip -x '*.psd'
Uncompress A Bz2 File Using Tar Command
Uncompress a bz2 file using tar command
tar --use-compress-program bzip2 -xvf your-file-to-uncompress.tar.bz2
Recursively Zip a Directory and Files on Linux
It's Short and sweet!
Just remember that the finished zip filename is the first argument and the directory you wish to recursively zip comes after.
zip -r name_of_your_directory.zip name_of_your_directory
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